Economic development workshop coming to Chatham-Kent

Economic development workshop coming to Chatham-Kent

A free Community Economic Development 101 workshop will be held on April 17th, at the Chatham Retro Suites at 2 King Street West in Chatham and will run from 9 a.m. to noon. Community Economic Development is the process of fostering an environment that results in the creation of wealth and well-being for the benefit […]

Special Olympics flag raising ceremony to be held at city hall

Special Olympics flag raising ceremony to be held at city hall

Local community supporters in 50 communities across the province, are commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Special Olympics movement. The Chatham-Kent Police Service is one of those communities that is raising awareness of the celebration, and in support of high school athletes from across the province who are 50 days away from competing at the […]

New physicians join the CKHA

New physicians join the CKHA

Chatham-Kent Health Alliance announced the addition of three new physicians to the organization. Dr. David Bastien and Dr. Queenette Asuquo join CKHA as Emergency Medicine Physicians and Dr. Osagie Igbinoba joins CKHA’s Hospitalist and Emergency Departments.“Chatham-Kent Health Alliance is pleased to welcome Doctors Bastien, Asuquo and Igbinoba to our organization,” said Dr. Pervez Faruqi, Chief […]

Liquor offences in Ridgetown

Liquor offences in Ridgetown

A 19-year-old man was charged with conveying liquor in a vehicle contrary to the Liquor License Act on Main Street around 10:30 p.m. last night. —– In the same general area, an 18-year-old woman and 19-year-old woman were both also charged with conveying liquor in a vehicle just before 11 p.m. last night. —– Shortly […]

Motorcycle stolen from storage tent in Tilbury

Motorcycle stolen from storage tent in Tilbury

Police are seeking the public’s help in locating a red 1995 Harley Davidson Softail FXS that was stolen sometime between November and March. Police say the motorcycle was last seen with Ontario license plate 0301E. It was equipped with saddlebags and had a black leather seat with silver studs. Anyone with information is asked to […]

Woman charged with shoplifting

Woman charged with shoplifting

A 22-year-old Wheatley woman is facing theft charges after allegedly shoplifting from a Bothwell store. Police say the woman attended Park’s Blueberries on Wednesday and concealed several items on her person and in a bag.  The woman reportedly left the store making no attempt to pay for the jewelry or fashion accessories valued at $728. […]

Wanted man arrested after suspicious person call

Wanted man arrested after suspicious person call

A man wanted for failing to comply with his release conditions was arrested last night in Wallaceburg. Police say the man was released from custody with several conditions on November 4th, 2018.  One of those conditions stated that he was to reside at a specific address in Chatham and to notify police in writing within […]

Traffic blitz leads to speeding charges for 67 drivers

Traffic blitz leads to speeding charges for 67 drivers

Members of the Traffic Unit conducted an enforcement blitz yesterday across Chatham-Kent: 67 motorists were charged with speeding Six  motorists were charged with not wearing a seatbelt One motorist was charged with driving with a hand-held device One motorist was charged with driving while under suspension Seven motorists were charged with various other Highway Traffic […]

CKHA’s oncology program relocates while unit undergoes upgrades

CKHA’s oncology program relocates while unit undergoes upgrades

Chatham-Kent Health Alliance’s Oncology Program is receiving a welcome upgrade to its physical space that will introduce an Omnicell machine (electronic medication dispenser) to the department to improve safety for the unit’s patients. In partnership with the Foundation of Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, the Oncology Program will be making significant changes to improve medication dispensing safety […]

“Intoxicated” woman found standing in the middle of the street

“Intoxicated” woman found standing in the middle of the street

Police say a 19-year-old Chatham woman was taken into custody for her own safety after being found standing in the middle of the street last night. An officer on general patrol saw the woman standing in the middle of the street wearing all dark clothing at around 10:30 p.m. Police say the woman was intoxicated […]

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